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Mike Schultz, a surveyor for the city of Fargo, marks the height a 41-foot flood would reach on Oak Street on Thursday, March 18, 2009. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service

North Dakota health department releases flood safety information

BISMARCK - The North Dakota Department of Health has released information about flood cleanup health and safety as the region prepares for significant flooding this spring.

The department website includes information on emergency health precautions, proper waste disposal, debris removal, mold and asbestos in homes, well disinfection, indoor heating spills, sewer and septic systems, underground storage tanks and sandbag cleanup.

Information is available at ndhealth.gov/flood or by calling (701) 328-5150.

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